Supreme Court to Hear Key Patent Troll Case

The Supreme Court said today that it would hear the case of TC Heartland v. Kraft, which the American Bankers Association is watching closely due to its implications for banks that face litigation from patent trolls.

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Fed Forms Fintech Working Group

As fintech continues to grow and mature and the OCC takes steps toward launching a fintech bank charter, the Federal Reserve has formed a cross-cutting fintech working group on the topic, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said in a speech today.

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Fintech, Customer Experience Key Concerns for Fed Advisory Council

Members of the Federal Reserve’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council -- which includes several ABA member bank CEOs -- raised concerns over the uncertain regulatory environment for innovation and bank-fintech partnerships and over growing regulations that directly harm the customer experience, according to minutes of the CDIAC’s last meeting released by the Fed.

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